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Two Spirited. An Interview with Sharon Desjarlais

This short video features an interview with Sharon Desjarlais discussing her film called Two Spirited.

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Two Spirited

This program is about a gay man who followed his passion for women's jingle dancing and sewing costumes. This young man faced rejection from an Elder at a Kamloops pow wow, but managed to recover his self-esteem. It also tells of the history of two-spirited people in the First Nations culture. Tw...

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His Guidance. An Interview with Duane Linklater

This short video features an interview with Duane Linklater discussing his film called His Guidance.

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His Guidance Okiskinotahewewin

This short film examines a drummer's personal relationship to the drum, from his first encounter with a powwow drum and how that experience changed his life, to its role as a spiritual mentor and guide. For this proud drumkeeper, the drum is a way of life and a means of maintaining a strong conne...

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It's a Simple Life. Jefferson Little

Series: Art InCLINEd 2
Will pop art ever die? Heather Cline asks Jefferson Little about the impact of popular culture on contemporary artists. The two artists examine the on-going connection between commercial art practice and the creation of unique visual art.

Art is a Mirror

Jeremie Giles painted 72 portraits of posthumous Canadian artists that he considers to have been the most influential over the past two centuries of Canadian art. He called this project "Art Is a Mirror" because he believes that a country's identity is reflected in the work of its artists. The ar...

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Manitoba Bees with Aganetha Dyck

Wild and domestic bees are an integral part of the worlds food supply, helping to pollinate 30%-50% of what we eat. Manitoba artist, Aganetha Dyck, installs found objects, drawings, paintings and sculptures into living beehives where they are altered and completed by her winged collaborators. Aga...

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Boggy Creek with Joe Fafard

Chronicling our past and giving shape to our cultural identity, sculptor Joe Fafard is a prominent figure in Canadian art. Working at his Saskatchewan farm near Boggy Creek, Fafard creates iconic sculptures. As common-place as cows, dogs, sheep and horses might seem, these domesticated animals sp...

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The Buffalo with Adrian Stimson

The Buffalo, nearly exterminated in North America in the 1800s, now exist almost exclusively as farmed herds. This program focuses on Blackfoot artist Adrian Stimson who feels an inherent connection to these majestic beasts. He is inspired by the Plains landscape and takes viewers on a scouting t...

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Migration with Jane Ash Poitras

Jane Ash Poitras, a renowned Dene/Cree artist travels in Alberta; demonstrating her colourful artwork and discussing her roots, the importance of a positive relationship with the environment, First Nations spirituality, and history. Beginning in the Milk River Valley, Jane photographs ancient pet...

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Emma Lake with Degen Lindner

For more than seventy years University of Saskatchewan's Emma Lake Campus has been a meeting place for artists and thinkers from around the world. Saskatoon painter Degen Lindner invites us to her art studio at Emma Lake where she discusses how her father and nature inspire her artwork. Lindner w...

Grasslands. Where Heaven Meets Earth

This documentary celebrates the 2004 collaboration between Coleman Lemieux and Compagnie's visiting artists and the ranching community of Val Marie, Saskatchewan. The artists include Bill Coleman, Margie Gillis, David Earle, Robin Poitras, Gordon Monahan and many more. Grasslands: Where Heaven Me...

Gifts From the Thunderbird: The Life and Art of Norval Morrisseau

This program focuses on the life and vibrant art work of Ojibway painter Norval Morrisseau, considered the father of Woodland painting. Commentators address his deep spirituality and cultural growth and how they were reflected in his powerful paintings. The program includes an interview with Barr...

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In the Name of the King

Series: Pyramid
Through the eyes of one of the conscripted builders, Nakht, the story of the building of the Khufu pyramid, The Great Pyramid at Giza, is told. Through high quality reconstructions and computer generated images, viewers learn about the archaeological evidence in the form of artifacts and writings...

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Film as Text

This program explores the cinematic techniques used by filmmakers to express the narrative conventions essential to telling a story. Using the film, Caravan, as a reference, this program serves as an introduction to the textual characteristics of a dramatic film, exploring the elements that film ...

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